# Psci 1100 (Ch1): Multi-choice And Fill-in-the-blank

45 Questions | Total Attempts: 183  Settings  Personal study quiz because the book publisher is a DOFUS and doesn't make their website available to students who pay big \$\$\$\$ to learn this stuff.

• 1.
Which is the most fundamental of the physical sciences?
• A.

Astronomy

• B.

Chemestry

• C.

Physics

• D.

Meteorology

• 2.
Which one of the following is a concise statement about a fundamental relationship in nature?
• A.

Hypothesis

• B.

Law

• C.

Theory

• D.

Experiment

• 3.
Which human sense is second in supplying the most information about the external world?
• A.

Touch

• B.

Taste

• C.

Sight

• D.

Hearing

• 4.
Which is the standard unit of mass in the metric system?
• A.

Gram

• B.

Kilogram

• C.

Slug

• D.

Weight

• 5.
Which metric prefix means "one-thousandth"?
• A.

Centi-

• B.

Milli-

• C.

Mega-

• D.

Kilo-

• 6.
Which metric prefix means "thousand"?
• A.

Centi-

• B.

Milli-

• C.

Mega-

• D.

Kilo-

• 7.
How many base units are there in the SI?
• A.

Four

• B.

Five

• C.

Six

• D.

Seven

• 8.
To which of thse is a volume of 1000 cm3 equal?
• A.

1 quart

• B.

100 mL

• C.

10 mL

• D.

1 L

• 9.
Which combination of units expresses density?
• A.

Mass/(time)3

• B.

Mass/(kg)3

• C.

Mass/(length)3

• D.

Mass/m2

• 10.
What is the expression 1 in. = 2.54cm properly called?
• A.

Equation

• B.

Conversion factor

• C.

SI factor

• D.

Equivalence statement

• 11.
A student measures the length and width of a rectangle to be 49.4 cm and 59 cm, respectively. Wanting to find the area (in cm2) of this rectangle, the student multiplies on a calcuator and obtains a result of 2914.6. The area should be reported as...
• A.

2914.6cm2

• B.

2915cm2

• C.

2.9 x 10^3 cm2

• D.

2.92 x 10^2 cm2

• 12.
The natural sciences, in which scientists study the natural universe, are divided into physical and __________ sciences.
• 13.
A(n) __________ is used to test a hypothesis.
• 14.
According to the _________, no hypothesis or theory of nature is valid unless its predictions are in agreement with experimental results.
• 15.
Most information about our environment reaches us through the sense of _______.
• 16.
All human sense have _______.
• 17.
A(n) ________ has a fixed and reproducible value.
• 18.
A yard is slightly _______ than a meter.
• 19.
Unlike mass, weight is not a(n) ________ property.
• 20.
The standard unit of ____ is the same in all measurement systems.
• 21.
The metric prefix mega- means ______.
• 22.
A common nonstandard metric unit of fluid volume or capacity is the ______.
• 23.
If A is denser than B, then A contains more _______ per unit volume.
• 24.
______ : The most widely used system of units.
• 25.
______ : One-hundreth
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